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North Carolina Botanical Garden

The North Carolina Botanical garden has the largest collection of native plants in the Southeast. Nature trails wind through a 300-acre piedmont forest. The herb garden and carnivorous-plant collection are also impressive.

University of North Carolina's Planetarium

The University of North Carolina's Planetarium offer educational and entertaining programs for all ages that teach and explore the science of the universe.

Coker Arboretum

The Coker Arboretum, a quiet haven in the busy University of North Carolina campus, is the heart of one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. It is the oldest of the Garden's tracts

University of North Carolina

Franklin Street runs along the northern edge of the University of North Carolina campus, which is filled with oak-shaded courtyards and stately old buildings.

Ackland Art Museum

The Ackland Art Museum showcases some of the Southeast's strongest collections of art from India, plus Western art, including old-master paintings and sculptures.

Morehead Planetarium

This is one of the largest planetariums in the country. The 68-foot domed Star Theater houses a completely automated Zeiss Model VI Star Projector, one of very few in the world.

West End Wine Bar

Located on Chapel Hillís Franklin Street, West End Wine Bar is an escape from the ordinary. Three floors of distinctive style create the ideal setting for a private party or a night on the town. Enjoy your virtual visit and then come join us for a real one.

Finely Golf Course

The Finely Golf Course has five sets of tees, par 72. The back tees stretch to 7,187 yards and are accessible only to players granted permission from the pro shop. The gold tees measure 6,702 yards, the "Carolina Blue" tees 6,141, the white 5,600, and the red 4,981.

Carrboro

Carrboro is a former railroad and mill town in Chapel Hill North Carolina.

The Preserve at Jordan Lake

The Preserve at Jordan Lake is the first and only golf community adjacent to Jordan Lake.

Niche Gardens

A quiet, delightful nursery and garden where you can learn about wildflowers, perennials, shrubs, vines, grasses, gardening for butterflies and wildlife.

Old Chapel Hill Cemetery

The Old Chapel Hill Cemetery originally served as a burial place for University faculty, their slaves and students.

Forest Theater

Outdoor drama was first performed here in Chapel Hill's Battle Park in 1916 to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

Morehead-Patterson Memorial Bell Tower

The tower is 172 ft. tall, and its 10-bell carillon calls students to classes, provides twilight music and serenades crowds departing the adjacent Kenan football stadium.

Old Playmakers Theatre

Built in 1851 as Smith Hall, was originally built as a library and ballroom, it served briefly as classroom space and was converted to a theatre in 1925, it is the first state university building dedicated to American folk dramatic art.

The Old Well

In 1897, UNC President Edwin A. Alderman initiated the redesign of the ramshackle shelter over The Old Well, which had been the primary source of campus water for more than a century. When it was finished, the new structure was so beautiful that it quickly became the unofficial symbol of the University.

Horace Williams House

The Horace Williams House is the only historic house in Chapel Hill that is open to the public. The facility also features changing art exhibits and hosts chamber music concerts on a regular basis.

Chapel Hill Public Library

The Chapel Hill Public Library hold adult and children's books and materials; Internet reference; children's programming. Bookmobile serves daycare centers and five public housing communities.

Chapel Hill Museum

The Chapel Hill Museum exhibits North Carolina history, art and decorative arts with an emphasis on Chapel Hill and Southern culture.

Kenan Football Center

The museum features the Heavner Theater for football archives, display cases of historical artifacts, memorabilia, interactive kiosks, multi-media presentations and vintage photographs.

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